Supervisor, Capital Planning & Development Architects & Engineers (A/E)

Madison, WI

Posted: 11/15/19
Deadline: 11/27/19
Reference Number: 101026

About This Organization

University Wisconsin-Madison

The Division of Facilities Planning & Management (FP&M) is a full-spectrum service organization that builds, maintains, and operates the physical environment of the UW-Madison campus in support of the university’s education, research, and outreach activities.

FP&M works behind the scenes to coordinate campus planning, manage design and construction, maintain and operate buildings and grounds, supply utility services, ensure health and safety, and provide parking and transportation services.

Our campus customers include anyone who works, studies, visits, or lives on campus.

FP&M’s sphere of operations extends to the entire 936-acre UW campus and includes buildings and grounds, walkways and roadways, parking lots, vehicles, and utility generation and distribution systems. On the main campus, this includes 420 buildings containing more than 17 million assignable square feet (ASF) of academic and research space and more than 25 million total gross square feet (GSF). More than 120 of these buildings house major instructional and research facilities. More than 83 percent of these buildings are at least 25 years old and 79 percent are at least 35 years old. There are also more than 9,500 acres of off-campus property.

Job Duties

A Senior Facility Architect/Engineer is responsible for the administration, planning, and management of architectural/engineering projects that are critical to developing and maintaining campus facilities. In addition, this position develops scope/budget documents for the biennial capital building process and serves as a campus representative during all phases of design and construction for major maintenance and construction projects which include instructional, research, auxiliary, and academic spaces.

This position manages multiple projects simultaneously with project budgets ranging from approximately $250K to $150M. The person in this role represents campus needs and interests with other State agencies in the design of university facilities, in setting related guidelines and in making operational decisions.

This position works in close collaboration with other departments including other units within Facilities Planning and Management (FP&M), UW System Administration, the Division of Facilities Development & Management (DFDM), architectural/engineering consultants, and campus schools, colleges and divisions. The person in this role will have a high degree of independence, reporting to the Executive Director of Facility Planning and Delivery.

The Division of Facilities Planning and Management is committed to promoting respect and civility in the workplace. Staff serves as role models by practicing exemplary behavior when working with customers, fellow staff members, students, and visitors. The mission of Facilities Planning and Management is `Providing excellence in facilities and services for our university community’. The organization is committed to stewardship of architectural, environmental, archeological and land resources in support of the academic and strategic objectives of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in architecture or engineering from an accredited institution of higher education.

A minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in architectural or engineering design/construction and project management.

Demonstrated experience in managing building projects from inception through construction and close-out.

Demonstrated experience in site planning & coordination, good understanding of utilities and MEP coordination, air/water/thermal barriers, experience coordinating design to work within a campus setting, experience in many different functional type, experience in the selection of interior building materials and finishes, space planning, and development of interior details.

Demonstrated experience in developing project and construction cost estimates.

Registration as a Professional Architect or Professional Engineer is required, (this will dictate whether the Architect or Engineer title is used upon hire). Registration in the State of Wisconsin within six months of initial appointment is required.

Certification as a LEED accredited professional and as a Project Management Professional (PMP) is desirable.

Required Application Materials

Resume and Cover Letter Must apply online at: